Peninsula Women's Chorus Presents: Star of Wonder

08 Dec 2012

Palo Alto, CA




St. Mark's Episcopal Church


2:30 p.m.

Presenting Organization/Ensemble:

Peninsula Women's Chorus

Conductor/Keynote Speaker:

Martín Benvenuto

Star of Wonder features an eclectic collection of vibrant music from around the world.

Program Highlights: "Christmas Intrada" (a potpourri of carols for four-hand piano) by David Conte; "Star-Crossed" by Saunder Choi; "I Wonder as I Wander" by John Jacob Niles, "Litanies à la vierge" by M.A. Charpentier
Hear the PWC sing  the brilliant "Sanctus und Benedictus" by Poland's greatest living composer, Krzystztof Penderecki and the sublimely tender "Litanies à la vierge" by Baroque composer, M.A. Charpentier. We will perform Levente Gyöngyösi's scintillating "Gloria Kajoniensis" in its entirety, accompanied by violins and percussion, and star-themed works by Argentinian composer, Emilio Dublanc, as well as the American premiere of "Star-Crossed" by Filipino composer Saunder Choi.  Join us for this sparkling holiday program!

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